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The Tallac Historic Site
South shore of Lake Tahoe, California

This beautiful area on the south shore of Lake Tahoe was the summer retreat of three of San Francisco's wealthiest familes from the 1890's to the 1920's. Most buildings still remain, including two boathouses. The grand hall known as Valhalla can be rented for events.


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Baldwin Estate at Tallac

Baldwin Estate at Tallac

"Lucky" Baldwin had a luxurious log cabin built at Tallac on Lake Tahoe's south shore.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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Pope compound at Tallac

Pope compound at Tallac

The Pope family home and compound at Tallac. Several wealthy families built grand mountain cabins here on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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Fall color at Tallac Historic Site

Fall color at Tallac Historic Site

Aspens in their fall colors at the Tallac Historic Site on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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Pope Boathouse at Tallac

Pope Boathouse at Tallac

The Pope family boathouse had rails for moving boats into and out of Lake Tahoe.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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Valhalla Boathouse pier

Valhalla Boathouse pier

A modern pier has been built next to the historic Valhalla boathouse.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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Valhalla at Lake Tahoe

Valhalla at Lake Tahoe

Valhalla, a historic building available for public and private functions, stands among the tall pines near the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

Tallac Historic Site, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Managment Unit, California

Date photographed: October 22, 2011
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